KARACHI: Pakistan’s Caretaker Federal Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training, Madad Ali Sindhi, visited the Ethiopian Pavilion at the Karachi Festival on Saturday. The minister’s presence was marked by warm hospitality from Ambassador Jemal Beker Abdula of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
The Ethiopian Pavilion, inaugurated on Friday in the presence of distinguished guests from the diplomatic corps, the Government of Pakistan, civil society, the business community, and the media, stood as a captivating testament to Ethiopia’s rich tourism, culture, and heritage.
Minister Madad Ali Sindhi was treated to mesmerizing cultural performances and had the opportunity to savor Ethiopian coffee, which became a focal point of attraction at the Karachi Feast. Commending Ambassador Jemal Beker Abdula for the commendable initiative to introduce Ethiopian tourism and culture to Pakistan, Minister Madad Ali Sindhi recognized the immense potential for tourism and the diverse cultural offerings of Ethiopia.
Strong Relations Between Pakistan and Ethiopia
Expressing gratitude to the Government of Ethiopia for the commencement of Ethiopian Airlines in Karachi, which played a pivotal role in fostering connections between Pakistan and Africa, Minister Madad Ali Sindhi highlighted the significance of such initiatives in strengthening bilateral relations.
Ambassador Jemal Beker Abdula conveyed appreciation to Minister Madad Ali Sindhi for gracing the Ethiopian tourism pavilion with his presence. He underscored the strong historical connection between the people of Pakistan and Ethiopia. The ambassador expressed his commitment to strengthening bilateral relations, acknowledging the eagerness within Pakistan to forge a robust connection.
Pledging continued efforts to build bridges between the two nations, Ambassador Abdula affirmed that the Embassy of Ethiopia would take proactive measures to bring Pakistan and Ethiopia even closer through such cultural initiatives in the future.